5/recent-posts/slider1
Powered by Blogger.

Rediscovering things through my project pan

This year I took it upon myself to have a year of using up a lot of the stuff I have as I hoard way too many products and then I have so much I can't ever use it up! I pulled out 18 products I have barely touched for the past months and I decided this year I would use them up, alongside a lot of other products I have in my collection. My project pan has allowed me to rediscover a lot of products that I had forgotten about and hadn't used for a while. 



Mixed in with the 18 products are a few that I find ok, but aren't my favourite and so I will be using them up, but not repurchasing, and others will potentially be making a come back when I worked through my collection and narrowed it down to the best things that I want to keep in there and continue using for the foreseeable future.

In the products I am using up I have rediscovered seven of them and have quite enjoyed using them over the past few months. For beauty I have been enjoying rediscovering my Naked basics palette from Urban Decay, this is one that I bought when I was obsessed with the Naked hype and bought them all as they launched, but being only the six shades and not being the most versatile I soon got a bit bored of it compared to the other palettes and so it became pushed to the back of my collection and forgotten about. I have pulled it out as it has shades I can use in ever look, even just from a transition shade to a highlight shade and I have tried to incorporate it into most looks to keep using it and I hope to hit pan on at least three of the shades by the end of the year as I did take a bit of a hiatus from my project pan for a little while. Also in with beauty I have been reaching for The Body Shop lip balm a lot too, the frosted berry scent is so nice and the formula is really hydrating which I like. I have made a lot of progress on this over the months and I feel confident that I will have used this up by the end of the project. 

For hair, I have three products and I have been loving all three. The Bumble and Bumble thickening spray helps to thicken the hair and I have used this almost every time I have washed my hair, with a few exceptions. This is one that I had left as I hadn't really using as I hadn't figured out my best option with it, but now I have this down to a fine art and know how to use it in a way that works for me and it has been a staple since the start of the project. Along with this I have the Moroccan oil which I notice a dramatic difference to my hairs condition and feel when I use this my hair looks and feels much healthier and much better condition. Lastly, I have the Pantene overnight nourishing spray, lets just say you can't buy this any more so it shows how long it been lurking in my collection. I don't use this all the time but it gives the hair a nice moisture boost and gives it a healthy look. I find with the other products my hair can get overloaded so I don't use them in conjunction too much, but it definitely adds such a nice finish to the hair when used without too many other products and in moderation, speaking of not using this all the time, I seem to have misplaced it since I last used it, so it must be lurking by my bed somewhere as I genuinely can't find it to photograph it!

When it comes to body products I have been reaching for the Soap and Glory Righteous butter, this is thicker than the formulas I typically like, however, it is one that I find if I only use it once a week or so I can get away with it and my skin benefits from the thicker, more hydrating formula. I have enjoyed popping this into my routine and think it smells lovely, as well as working well and leaving my skin feeling soft. I have used one of these up completely, however I did have two so I am working on the second one now since falling in love with the first! 

I would love to know if you are doing a project pan and what you have found so far, or how you are getting on, so do let me know in the comments and we can all share our experiences! 


No comments